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Biography of Stevenson Dunlop of Fargo, North Dakota

Stevenson Dunlop, a resident of Fargo, North Dakota, was born July 25, 1858. at Symington Agashire, Scotland. His parents were John and Mary Veronica (Stevenson) Dunlop. Parents immigrated to Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, in 1859, and in 1874 his father came to Dakota and purchased a farm at Mapleton. but never made his home there. Our subject received his elementary education at the Woodstock grammar school and finished at the Agricultural College of Guelph, Canada. He came to Mapleton, North Dakota, in 1876. His father located seventeen sections of railroad land in the same year of which he took charge in …

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Biography of Joseph Bell DeRemer of Grand Forks, North Dakota

Joseph Bell DeRemer, of Grand Forks, was born September 14, 1871, in Montana, Warren county, New Jersey. His father was James K. Polk DeRemer and his mother Nancy (Bell) DeRemer. He received his education in the common school at New Village, Warren county, New Jersey. Later he was a special student in architecture at Columbia University, New York city. He followed the occupation of a carpenter from March, 1886, to May 1, 1896, and made himself a master of the trade, also devoting himself to the study of the building art. He then entered Columbia University, taking a special course …

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Biography of Onesine Joassin de Landrecie of Fargo, North Dakota

Onesine Joassin de Landrecie, one of the leading merchants of Fargo, North Dakota, was born December 11, 1845, at Cedars, province of Quebec, son of Benjamin Joassin and Esther Sequin de Landrecie. The family is an old one and emigrated from their ancestral home at Landrecie in the north of France. He was located in Chicago until the great fire in 1871, when he went to Jason City, Miss., and engaged in general merchandising till 1879, when he sold his interests, and came to Fargo, erected a store building, which he opened for business in October of the same year. …

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Biography of E. D. Cummings of Fargo, North Dakota

E. D. Cummings is a prosperous young farmer of Fargo, North Dakota. He was born in Gardner, North Dakota, on November 10, 1891, the son of J. B. and Rose (Aldrich) Cummings. His father, now deceased, was a farmer, of Scotch descent. He was a native of Iowa and left that state in 1885, came to North Dakota and settled in Cass county, where he continued to farm until his death, on June 15, 1908, when he passed away at the home of his son, E. D., our subject, who now manages the farm and beautiful country home, consisting of …

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Taylor Crum

Biography of Taylor Crum of Fargo, North Dakota

It is said of Mr. Taylor Crum by the Fargo Forum that, after practicing at the bar for over twenty years, he has never neglected the interests of a client, and that during all that time he has won for the majority of these clients the contentions for which they sought. Mr. Crum is a native of Candor, New York, and was born in 1850. He is of German, Scotch and Irish descent and is the son of McDonough Crum, who was a prominent farmer. He was educated at the State Normal School, at Oswego, New York, where he graduated …

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Biography of E. C. Cooper of Grand Forks, North Dakota

E. C. Cooper, commissioner of insurance, has been a resident of Grand Forks, North Dakota, since 1883. He was born in Antioch, Illinois, April 11, 1856, and moved to Iowa with his parents when six years of age, where he lived until his removal to Grand Forks, where he first took a position with a large lumbering concern, and remained with the same firm until he embarked in the insurance business on his own account, and has since been identified with only the oldest and most conservative insurance companies in existence, and the character of his work has especially fitted …

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Biography of George B. Clifford of Grand Forks, North Dakota

George B. Clifford was born at Concord, New Hampshire, March 10, 1858. His parents were Benjamin B. Clifford and Ruth N. (George) Clifford. He was educated in the public schools of Concord, N. H.; Newton and Chelsea, Mass., and at Wilbraham Academy, Wilbraham, Mass. After leaving school he taught school in Vermont for one winter, and during the following summer he commenced studying law with Governor Roswell Farnham, of Bradford, Vermont. He finished his law course at Montpelier, Vermont., and was admitted to the bar of Washington county, Vermont, in March, 1881. In April, 1881, Mr. Clifford located at Grand …

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Biography of Dr. James Edward Cavanagh of Fargo, North Dakota

Dr. James Edward Cavanagh was born in Morristown, St. Lawrence county, New York, the son of Nicholas and Cathrin Cavanagh. He obtained his early education in Brockville, Ontario, and afterward moved to Chicago, Illinois, where he became interested in the study of Psychological Therapy, and later moved to North Dakota and began the practice of the science of magne-practic. After remaining in Dakota one year, he returned to Chicago and completed the studies in practical psychology, osteopathy and electrotherapy, receiving diplomas from the Chicago School of Psychology, with the degree of D. P., or Doctor of Psychology; the National School …

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Hon John Carmody

Biography of Hon. John Carmody of Hillsboro, North Dakota

Hon. John Carmody, who has been a member of the bar of North Dakota, nearly a quarter of a century, is a native of Wisconsin. He was born on a farm in the town of Granville, in Milwaukee county, January 6, 1854, and is a son of John and Mary (Purcell) Carmody. He acquired his schooling in the common schools of his native place and of Waseca county, Minnesota, whither his parents moved when he was fourteen years old, and also attended the high schools of Waseca and Faribault. With this preparatory education he became a law student, and clerk …

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Biography of James Arnold Canniff of Grand Forks, North Dakota

James Arnold Canniff, of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was born in Ontario, Canada, November 5, 1868. His parents were Thomas O. and Elizabeth J. Canniff. He was educated in the schools of Grand Forks, and commenced business in 1885, succeeding T. C. Canniff, in the wall paper, paint and oil business. He was elected alderman of Grand Forks, in 1896, and served nine years. He served as chairman of the Republican County Central Committee in 1904-5. He is a member of the Elks, Knights of Pythias, and Odd Fellows. On June 17, 1893, Mr. Canniff was married at Grand Forks, …

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